A 25-year-old male asked:
I have a bicuspid aortic valve with no complications or other cardiovascular issues. could an aortic dissection occur spontaneously?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Unlikely...: But you are at risk for development of aortic stenosis as you age and should periodically see your doctor and be screened for systolic heart murmur. Echocardiogram should be ordered if murmur develops. Don't be alarmed now but simply see your doctor for regular exams.
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Last updated Dec 25, 2013
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